Reps Member, Kurfi Escapes Lynching By Constituents

Member representing Dutsinma/Kurfi constituency in the House of Representatives, Danlami Mohammed Kurfi, narrowly escaped lynching by youths of his own constituency. The constituents reportedly attacked him over unfulfilled promises he made. The lawmaker confirmed the incident to Vanguard. Kurfi explained that he was attacked by the youths because of job …

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Anambra Election Hits Up As INEC Releases Security Report

A pre-election Security Assessment Report has predicted that the Nov 18, Anambra Governorship Election would be generally peaceful. The report, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi on Sunday in Abuja, relied on a research conducted by the Electoral Institute …

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Soldier Writes Buhari, Says ‘Corruption in Army Real,

An officer of the Nigerian Army has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to complain about alleged corruption and sorry state of troops.(Soldier) The officer, also part of the war against Boko Haram, wrote the letter in reaction to the army’s dismissal of the complaints of Abdulrauf Aliyu, a …

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Buhari begs lawmakers over cancelled dinner


President Muhammadu Buhari has apologised to the leadership of the National Assembly over the cancellation of the planned dinner for the lawmakers in the State House. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the President was to host the lawmakers to dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the …

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$5.5bn Loan: Nigeria Not In Huge Debt, Says Adeosun


Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday, explained the rationale behind the Federal Government’s decision to borrow $5.5billion. Amid concerns raised by Nigerians about the nation’s foreign debt profile, Adeosun, who appeared on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, said: “we are not in a huge amount of debt.” Read More:  Salami rejects appointment to …

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My suspension was to an advantage – Ndume


Suspended senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has said this is the first time he won’t be receiving salaries or allowances in six months, since he left the university. Gunmen attacked the residence of former Inspector General of Police What happened: Ndume was suspended for six months on March 29, …

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Edo Government To Cut Down 2017 Budget By 16.5%

The edo State Executive Council has approved a downward review of the 2017 budget from the initial sum of N153.2billion to N127.9billion representing a 16.5% reduction. The Commissioner for Communication, Paul Ohonbamu made this known while speaking on the outcome of an executive council meeting held at the government House …

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Anambra poll: Ekwueme dumps Obiano, backs Obaze

Tony Okafor, Awka A former Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, on Wednesday endorsed the candidacy of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, in the November 18 poll in the state. Before this new development, Ekwueme was a known supporter of Governor Willie Obiano. But on Wednesday, …

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Anambra Election: INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that over 200,000 voters registered in the on-going continuous voters’ registration in Anambra State Election. The National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Solomon Soyebi revealed this as a guest on a Channels TV‎ breakfast programme in Abuja, Tuesday. …

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Saudi buys Russia S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems

Russia has agreed to supply Saudi Arabia with a range of sophisticated modern weapons including S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said Monday. “An agreement has been reached with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the supply of S-400 air defense systems,” spokeswoman Maria Vorobyova …

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NYSC- 8,000 Corps Members Ready for Anambra Election

The National Youth  Service  Corps (NYSC) says  no fewer than 8, 000 corps members presently serving in Anambra will  be available for the conduct of the forthcoming governorship election. Mr Ebenezer Olawale, the NYSC Coordinator  in the state,  said this in Awka on Sunday. Olawale said the data of corps …

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo- Igbo Should Focus On Restructuring not Biafra

President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Igbo socio-cultural organization, John Nwodo, has appealed to Igbos in the South-East region to put behind their agitation for Biafra and focus on restructuring. Nwodo said this in Umuahia during the inauguration of the state and local government executives of the Abia State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. According …

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